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Kids' Picture Books

Kids' Picture Books

What fun children's picture books are. The artwork is often exquisite, the values are timeless, and the stories are wonderful. Through picture books, children grow to understand that letters create words and words have meaning. Reading with a child is one of the great pleasures of life, creating a unique connection between child and adult imagination. Read more »

52 Library Card Uses

52 Library Card Uses

Join a book discussion group. Number 17 in a series of uses for your library card. Read more »

Try New Nonfiction!

Try New Nonfiction!

   A good nonfiction book holds your interest, informing as it entertains. Your library has shelves full of them. We keep a list of recently purchased nonfiction titles on the New, Best & Fun page tabbed on top of the library catalog. Here are a few of the most recent entries. Read more »

52 Library Card Uses

52 Library Card Uses

Attend a lecture or workshop. Number 15 in a series of uses for your library card. Read more »

Customer Satisfaction Survey Prizewinners Drawn

Customer Satisfaction Survey Prizewinners Drawn

Congratulations to Connie Barnier of Elk River and Renee Stafsholt of St. Cloud. Their names were drawn as prizewinners from among thousands who completed the recent customer satisfaction survey for Great River Regional Library (GRRL). Connie will receive a Nook e-reader device suitable for downloading eBooks and eAudiobooks. Renee will receive a $30 gift card to Wal-Mart.* Read more »

New Teen Fiction

New Teen Fiction

Teens have more reading choices than ever before. Our New Teen Fiction list including recently published and purchased titles is always changing. This is the place to find what's new in young adult literature at the library.
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Kids' Nonfiction

Kids' Nonfiction

You don't need to have lived a long life to make your mark. A recently published biography titled "I Am Malala: How one girl stood up for education and changed the world" is the story of a young life already celebrated for its bravery. Read more »

We've Got Music!

We've Got Music!

Great River Regional Library has a spectacular collection of music CDs that includes the very best new and classic. Read more »

Kids' Music, Movies...

Kids' Music, Movies...

A great list for parents to check is the list of Kid's Music, Movies and Audiobooks on the New, Best and Fun page. Selections for children of all ages are included.
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Let's Rock the 2000s

Let's Rock the 2000s

After the nineties came the noughties, a decade in which businesses offering intangible products, such as Facebook and Google, became as valuable as companies making things out of iron and steel. Al Qaeda terrorists brought down the World Trade Center. America entered seemingly unending wars on foreign soil. Industrial and economic development in China and India took jobs away from America. Read more »